About

Bio
Photographer, writer and filmmaker based in New Delhi, India. Featured in many national and international publications including The Guardian, National Geographic Germany, Times of India, Mint, The Sunday Standard and File Magazine. Was the 2011-12 ARThink South Asia Fellow with the Goethe Institut. Founder and curator of Aksgar, an online magazine for narrative photography. Co-founder of Wanted Series and Ghumna.

Honors
2012 – Selected with a full scholarship for ‘Khoj Contemporary Art Intensive’ organised by Khoj Studios, New Delhi and Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
2011 – Selected for ‘ARThink South Asia Fellowship’ offered by the Goethe Institut
2010 – Longlisted for ‘Toto Funds the Arts Award for Creative Writing’
2007 – Photoblog nominated for the ‘2007 Photobloggies’ under the categories of ‘Best Southeast Asian Photoblog’, ‘Best Abstract Photography’, ‘Best Black and White Photography’, ‘Best Portrait Photography’ and ‘Photoblog of the Year’

Screenings/Exhibitions/Talks
2016 – 4th Woodpecker International Film Festival, Official Selection: ‘The Dabba Dol Gang’ Film
2014 – Invited talk at IIT Hyderabad on Aksgar
2013 – Invited evening screening talk at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013 on Aksgar
2013 – Parallel Cities Photo Exhibition, Organised by Time Out Delhi, ProHelvetia and Goethe Institut
2011 – Green Unplugged Film Festival, ‘Conservation Through Cameras’ – Short Film
2008 – Urban Wildlife, Group photography show hosted by Accenture, Hyderabad

In Press
2016 – The Guardian: Photo feature on World Water Day
2015 – Dainik Kashmir Times: ‘World Record Handwashing’ article on Madhya Pradesh’s Guinness World Record for handwashing
2015 – Mint Newspaper: ‘Red Panda’ photo
2014 – The Sunday Standard: ‘Ashwath Bhatt’ photo
2014 – Department of Posts, Government of India: Postal cover featuring ‘Red Panda’ photo
2014 – Saevus Magazine: ‘Mammoth Efforts’ article on human-elephant conflict work in Assam
2014 – Times of India Newspaper: ‘Red Nose Clown’ photo
2012 – CEO India Magazine: ‘Gharials’ photo
2012 – Panda Magazine: ‘Return to the River’ photo feature
2012 – National Geographic-Germany Magazine: ‘Red Panda’ photo
2011 – The Alternative: ‘From Pobitora to Manas’ reportage
2011 – Government of India All India Tiger Estimation Report, Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey in India, 2010: ‘Manas National Park and Rhino’ photos
2011 – The Better India: ‘A rare mammal sighted by WWF-India’s Survey Team in Arunachal Pradesh’ story
2010 – Longshot Magazine: ‘The Unknown Reader’ photo
2008 – You & I Magazine: ‘A Snapshot of Corbett’ Travel & photo feature
2007 – File Magazine: ‘The Symmetrical Soldiers’ photo

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